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>> and the pass game, the saints' ability to protect drew brees. >> and they went to pierre thomas in the second half. as you said prior to the game, it look eed like they were goin to take care in the second half. >> they won the game running the ball. that is positive. >> but you look at the balance in which they played, coach. drew brees completed to eight different receivers. >> they scored 14 points running the ball. >> what about the vikings? >> i'm concerned about my team for a couple running. defensive i, they played well. and brett favre got tired in the sec half and they really missed sidney rice. they don't have that threat down the field. >> and shiancoe was the tightened. >> if you look at the defensive side for the vikings, the young
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secondary played extremely well. they held them to 14 minutes and the saints, i mean, they just played well. >> but you look at favre, you could see fatigue. arm or -- >> just his body language. the last drive of the first half was special. i thought he was going to come out and rip them up in the second half and he couldn't get going. >> you are talking about a 41-year-old guy who missed training camp. >> it might be better after he practices and gets into the flow. but tonight, it wasn't sharp. >> you can't recreate that situation if it's brett favre or someone younger. >> he made wonderful throws down the middle. >> back to bob. >> before we clear out of here and head to d.c. for the sunday nighter between the redskins and the cowboys.
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final score in new orleans, 14-9. the super bowl champion saints knock off the minnesota vikings, we go to washington. i look at this game in a couple different ways. the cowboys have a lot to lose this season because so much is expected of them. and they are the favorite in the minds of a lot of people. red skin, mcnabb, shanahan. that is a big step up. dallas and washington is always great but there is always instreeg. >> and the cowboys are vulnerable. may or may not be able to play. we are not sure. and there are so many stories in washington, the albert haynesworth saga.
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how can mcnabb play for the redskin redski redskins? one of the more stunning things we have seen and he is going prove himself. >> and the front for the dallas cowboys, you know, normally preseason means nothing but the cowboys played five preseason games and they didn't look good in the end. >> they were as bazic as any team can be. and they know it doesn't matter in the preseason. it expect more fie power. >> see you inside the belt way. >> can't wait. >> 14-9 is the final score here in new orleans. bob costas will host football night. and sunday night football. up next, a new "tonight show with jay leno" and late night
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we begin with several breaking stories. first, outside san francisco, at least a dozen homes have been destroyed by an enormous fire. flames could be seen shooting up to 60 feet in the air at about 9:00. this happened after the ground shook from an explosion. officials say there may be a problem with a natural gas line. dozens of people have been taken to hospitals. no reports of death. in philadelphia, two were killed and third person shot when a female worker began shooting inside a factory. a woman locked herself inside an office in a kraft food company. also, in california, a judge has ruled that the military's ban on gay service member is
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unconstitutional. she said she would issue an injunction on the don't ask don't tell policy. it denies them freedom of expression. the ruling is a result of the lawsuit against the government from 2004. the florida pastor at the center of the koran burning controversy has changed his mind. >> now, he says his plans are suspended, not canceled. jeff paterson has our report. >> reporter: after gains the world's attention, the pastor changed his mind, announcing he no longer plans to burn the koran. jones made the announcement with the muhammad at his side and said he agreed to hech stop destruction of the cultural
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center near ground zero. >> american people do not want it there. >> reporter: late this afternoon, this statement was released saying, i'm glad pastor jones has decided not to burn any korans, however, i have not spoken to pastor jones. we are not going to toy with our religion or any other. nor are we going to barter. we are here to extend our hands to build peace and harmony. ha man says only worked out a plan to meet with those reasonable to build the fos k. >> i was clear in my talk in his office that a deal has not been reached. >> reporter: after the late developments, pastor jones announced he may reconsider. >> now we're a little bit back to square one. we are prayerfully considering
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what we would do. >> reporter: so now, the community of gainesville and people around the world will have to wait to see what pastor terry jones does next. we are learning more now about what led to a terrible accident in adams morgan in northwest d.c. last night. a car hit two young women then crashed into a restaurant. jackie benson is at the corner of 18th street with more. >> reporter: jim, news 4 has learned that the woman charged in a crash was at a bar up the street before it happened. as police continue to investigate wednesday's horrific crash, news 4 has learned that the driver was at an 18th street bar called district just a few blocks away shortly before the collision. investigators say about 8:30 p.m., a white, 2007 dodge
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caliber tried to turn left, striking two pedestrians. one suffered a fractured skull and severe head trauma. melissa bass is from france. she has a broken leg and serious facial and head injuries. both are student us at johns hopkins. >> it's a horrible tragedy and we are deeply shocked this happened and hopeful there will be a speedy recovery. >> reporter: adams, 23, has been charged with aggrevated assault. she was given two blood alcohol tests. both double the deal limit in
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the district. witnesses told news 4 in the moments after the accident, adams was yelling that someone had drugged her. neither was treated for injuries. both of the students' families are on their way here from europe. back to you. >> thank you. metro ordered nearly 100 buses off the road today because of a safety concern. they are removing 99 buses from service to fix a pump. metro will shift buses from other divisions to minimize impact to customers. for the fourth time in a year, a metro access bus driver has been accused of sexual misconduct tonight, the company is standing by its policies. >> reporter: a metro access van driver is accused of fondling a
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disabled passenger late last month. 59-year-old samuel kingston grabbed the woman as he escorted her off the van. he said, you're hot, do you have a boyfriend. >> they took the individual off his route. suspended without pay. >> reporter: he works for challenger transportation. that company provides roughly 1100 access van drivers. in a statement, an official said in part, every driver must go through a back ground check prior to employment. we believe the incidents of abuse are isolated. >> we're satisfied with the fact they have an adequate screening process. you get a couple of bad apples when you have this many employees. >> reporter: this is the fourth time sexual allegations have been made against drivers in the last year.
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one remains at large after fleeing the country. riders say the allegations are disturbing. >> the fact the person is disabled, that's even more of a disgrace. they can't even defend for themselves. >> first of all rk i think it's really unfortunate these incidents happen, but if it's a contractor, they should evaluate. >> reporter: kingston provided a written statement to his boss denying the allegations and is scheduled to appear in court fighting these charges. some beautiful weather out there today, but temperatures are dropping tonight. doug's in the weather center with look at our friday forecast. >> a lot of people saying they love this weather. it has been very hot the last couple of days, but now, we're cooling off with a high of 81
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today. maryland, 63. washington, 69. winchester at 58. ocean city, 55. that sandy soil there cooling things off. temperatures will drop another five to ten des over night. by the time you wake up, 59 in the city. most areas tomorrow will get into the mid to upper 70s. also coming up tonight, flames skipping from one house to the next in northern virginia as firefighters were racing to save people and their pets. a new video game is banned by the navy as it lets player to dress an taliban fighters and take aim at a bank. dan, what's ahead in sports? >> a guy used to making a lot of tackles is ray lewis and he is
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are back to normal... until we make this right. a new video game will not be sold at u.s. naval base stores. e.a. video games there's blood and violence in the game. it allows players to become taliban fighters and to kill american troops. >> i think it's bad. >> i think it's going to sell big. i might get it. >> you're shooting americans, so it's pretty much just a video game. >> e.a.'s president says the game was a creative risk, but the company is standing by the product. families in boulder,
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colorado are are being told to evacuate. the wildfire has destroyed about 170 homes in the foothills of boulder. strong winds are making things challenging for the firefighters who have been working in difficult conditions for four days now. people were told to mow their lawns and clear belongings that could be fuel for the fire. >> seems like weather conditions are making bad situations even worse tonight. >> we keep hearing about fire. here, we had about four brush fires y fires yesterday. we need to see some rain. the district has put out water restrictions because we have not seen significant rain for about the past three weeks. some rain may be on the way, but none today. this was a great day towards dupont circle. beautiful day for a walk. the sun shining through the trees today. it was just gorgeous with those bright blue skies. take a look at the numbers out
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there today. 81 degrees. that was the high today. that's the average for today. it was much cooler than yesterday as we reached 96 yesterday, so 15 degrees cooler today. today, definitely a day to drive with those windows down. 69 out there now. winds at 13 miles an hour. they'll continue to calm down tonight and that's going to help the temperatures drop down. 63 in haguers town. maryland, 58. temperatures here are going to drop another five to ten degrees over the next couple of hours. tomorrow morning, it will be on the cool side. clear skies now, that's what we're going to see tonight. most of the day tomorrow. just a few clouds tomorrow. 49 to 59 degrees. we will see the sun come up, so
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with the sun still warm this time of year, it is going to feel quite nice. nice today. it's going to be nice again tomorrow with plenty of sunshine. high pressure sliding down. we are dominated by high pressure once again. that will slide to the east. as it does, rain trying to make its way from the west. hopefully, some of that moisture will move in. right now, i think the best chance of rain will be saturday night into the morning on sunday. clear skies by tomorrow morning. breezy and cool. maybe some light jackets out there as you send the kids to the bus stop. tomorrow, temperatures into the 70s. maybe a few 80-degree temperatures. but a fantastic friday. the next four days, 79 on saturday. then there's the shower chance on sunday. probably before noon, they should be out by 3:00 and
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definitely out by the game on sunday night. 82 on monday. still dry with temperatures at or a little below average. >> all good except for the lack of rain part. >> yeah, we really need to see some rain. it's coming sunday, but the game's looking great. that's going to be a great forecast. >> thank you, doug. still ahead, an accountant who started working before calculators were invented gets
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couldn't help but notice tonight, the whole thing, the pro game is so much different than a college game because it's so much faster. they were trying to knock each other's brains out. >> the only thing they didn't do was put a lot of points on the board. this is a sign the nfl season has arrived. it was a rematch of last year's nfc championship game. only about a quarter as exciting in terms of offensive production. the saints opening up against brett favre and the vikings. in new orleans, it was like a holiday today. drew brees starting his game as a champion. rolling out of the pocket and
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finding devery henderson for the first touchdown of the season. 237 yards to go along with that touchdown. second quarter now. after a favre interception, vikings get the ball back. little pump fake, over the middle and the local guy with a nice catch in the end zone. vikings up 9-7 at halftime. favre, just 15 of 27. third quarter, saints ran three times in the first half. the saints win it 14-9 was the final. much has been made about donovan mcnabb's contract extension with the red skins. tom brady has agreed to terms. manning and mcnabb are sure to follow. brady expected to get about $19 million per year. donovan and company will have to worry about the cowboys sunday
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night. the first game of the shanahan era and it couldn't be more perfect. a prime time matchup with dallas. clinton portis will play a big role. mcnabb won't tell us how healthy his ankle is, but says he wouldn't miss sunday for anything. >> you know, we can play on thursday, friday. it doesn't matter. it's an nfl game. this is the regular-seasonen an i'm sure everyone that watched it is going to be fired up. this is a big time rival. a big time rival. you don't need any more vote kags to get ready for this game. >> prime time. i was telling our guys the other night, when it's prime time, it don't get no bigger than that. you got the whole world watching you. they want to see if you can really play.
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i feel confident in these guys that you can go out and give them a show. >> d'angelo hall ready for prime time. the cowboys and jets have practically crowned themselves and ray lewis is tired of hearing it. his ravens square off against the jets monday night and rex ryan, lewis has always loved rex, but he's tired of the jets' constant yapping. >> we're talking about the jets like we're talking about the saints. that's the defending super bowl champs. drew brees and the saints. not the jets. oh, we're the miami heat of football. if y'all are the miami heat, we're the lakers. you listen to all this yap, yap, yap, the bottom line is you've got to buckle up your chinstraps. >> how can you not love ray roous. he outtalks the trash talkers.
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